The stigma of a cheating woman is higher than a man, it’s not fair and stupid, but it’s also reality so deal with it.
Because infidelity, unlike other gender-equality causes, is not just. (Because men have no such right in most societies) Fighting for a woman’s right to cheat on their partner is not likely to be popular.
Why do women cheat on their spouses
Before we discuss the characteristics of a cheating woman, we need to understand the kind of thinking that leads to infidelity.
It’s stupid to assume that women will open up their hearts and legs because there’s a heartthrob around. There are women like that, but most women, especially married ones, don’t do it that way.
Ironically, reputation is not the primary motivation for why women don’t cheat. A non-virgin woman is not protecting her chastity because of what their rumor-mongering peers would say.
They don’t cheat because the man is simply not worth it.
Married women have very high standards. They already found someone they pledged their life to, a man that’s the center of their hopes and dreams. They would never risk that just for anyone, but that doesn’t mean they wouldn’t.
Let’s dissect that statement for a minute. The first key phrase is “a man is at the center of their hopes and dreams.”
A woman will rarely cheat on the man of their dreams. If a man can keep their woman happy and satisfied, then his partner is likely to stay loyal.
If the woman can see that staying with the man will lead to a desirable future, then they will stick with him.
The reverse is also true if the woman is not happy with any aspect of their relationship; they would end up craving, lonely, unappreciated. Such dissatisfaction turns into small windows of opportunity for other men who want to get close to them.
There is also the case of bored women, cheating husbands, or an emotional disconnect because their love faded away.
It can also be about power, the power to choose their sexual partners at will without being constrained by societal norms.
Personality traits of a cheating woman
Now we know the motivations why women commit infidelity; it’s easier to deduce the traits of a cheating woman.
We can use those motivations to figure out what kind of personalities are susceptible to those particular kinds of temptations.
1. The Wild Child
One of the main characteristics of a cheating woman, or all genders for that matter, is a personality with a penchant for rule-breaking.
Biologically speaking, It should be genetically desirable for any living thing to mate as much as possible to propagate the species.
It is only man-made rules that makes it taboo. Once in a while, a revolutionary personality (or just plain young and stupid) comes along and doesn’t care about all the rules.
This kind of personality that thrives on living free. Wild Child is more interested in instant gratification and living life to the fullest.
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Rachael Pace is a noted relationship writer associated with Marriage.com. She provides inspiration, support, and empowerment in the form of motivational articles and essays. Rachael enjoys studying the evolution of loving partnerships and is passionate about writing on them. She believes that everyone should make room for love in their lives and encourages couples to work on overcoming their challenges together.